Trade agreements, especially FTAs, have contributed importantly to U.S. growth, competitiveness and jobs. They have helped put in place strong, enforceable, and fair rules governing trade in services, manufactured goods, and agricultural products, and promoting innovation and stronger protection for intellectual property rights.
Business Roundtable members understand that their companies’ long-term interests are interconnected with the concerns of all Americans. From contributing to a thriving economy, to supporting a healthy and well-educated workforce, to creating a sustainable future, business is invested in America.
Business Roundtable members understand that when America succeeds, they succeed.
Invested in Growth
Invested in Sustainability
Business Roundtable's 2013 sustainability report - "Create, Grow, Sustain: How Companies are Doing Well by Doing Good" - features narratives from 147 CEOs on how their companies are improving the quality of life for all Americans and for...
Invested in Growth
International trade benefits businesses across the spectrum. A wide variety of global companies, form the Fortune 500 to small and midsize enterprises, rely on global trade to grow their businesses and succeed. And when it comes to which...
Invested in People
Ask any group of chief executive officers (CEOs) to name their companies’ greatest asset and they will almost always say, “Our employees.” As business leaders and as people, CEOs understand the importance of having a qualified, productive and engaged workforce...
For the United States to remain competitive in the international marketplace, it is critical that all Americans understand the complex issues surrounding business, growth and innovation. The Corporations 101 video series offers a factual explanation of how corporations work and the value they provide to the U.S. economy.
This report aims to provide that understanding by explaining what American companies must do to succeed in today’s dynamic global economy: an explanation — based on current statistics, academic and policy research, and case studies — of the mindset, goals and methods that create success in innovative, forward-looking companies.